August 29, 1920 ~ February 25, 2008
8/29/20 - 2/25/08
J.B. Wallace died February 25, 2008, of cancer. J.B. was the eldest son of John Edgar and Mable Wallace. He was born in Benton, Arkansas. Gar and Mable were from Alabama and Texas; they migrated to Torrance via San Francisco in 1926.
Jay is survived by his wife, Marian of 62 years, two sons, Robert and Clay, and two brothers, Robert (Sonny), Benjamin, and sister Mildred.
J.B. graduated with the 1939 class of Torrance high school; also of El Camino College. He is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, World War II. He had engineering careers at Columbia Steel and Northrop Grumman. His hobbies were bowling, baseball, golf and jigsaw puzzles.
Services will be held at the Journey of Faith Church, 1243 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach, March 3, at 10:00 a.m.
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